Written by Sue Sheldon, Chair Global Women, 29.05.15
A huge thank you to the 85 members who joined us at this
year’s annual retreat in Queenstown. It was an
action-packed and inspiring few days with plenty of time for
connecting and networking among peers.
At opening celebrations we enjoyed Pecha Kucha presentations
The Deloitte Top 200 finalists have been announced,
including the three finalists in the new category of
Diversity Leader Award.
The inaugural finalists are Genesis Energy, BNZ and
Vodafone. The judges of the awards are Dame Alison Paterson,
Fran O’Sullivan, Neil Paviour-Smith, Sandy Maier and...
Hardeep Kang recently returned from 6 months as Managing
Director of DFE Pharma India. She joins us for a guest blog
this week, reflecting on her experiences and the wider
impact of working with diversity.
Leading a business in India on a 6 month...
Last week we launched our re-designed website, featuring an
online Toolkit designed to gather together the immense
amount of resources, literature and tools available and
filter them to focus on the most valuable.
To further illustrate the New Zealand context, and highlight
the D&I journeys...
New category added to New Zealand’s premier business
A new category has been introduced today for the 2014
Deloitte Top 200 Awards. The new Diversity Leader Award
recognises organisations for their policies, programmes and
values to enable greater diversity across their business.
“Together with our...
A recent HBR blog by Nilofer Merchant pointed to the recent
race riots in Feguson, Missouri, USA as a tragic example of
failure to create an inclusive workforce. Not only did one
leader’s failure to be inclusive cost him his career and
The DiverseNZ team were part of the more than 500 people who
gathered to celebrate the finalists and winners of the 17th
Annual Diversity Awards last week.
The finalists and eventual winners across the seven
categories were announced on the night. Included...
This week Jo Avenell, GGM People & Culture at NZ Post joins
us as a guest blogger
“The Times They Are a-Changin” was an album written back
in the late 1960s and sung by Bob Dylan at the peak of the
baby boom but...
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous celebrates
its 20th anniversary today and we commemorate those global
partnerships working to improve the quality of life for
Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Treaty of Waitangi is the founding
document that has underpinned relations between...
With the rise of the Matariki star cluster on 28 June 2014,
people, organisations and communities across Aotearoa began
acknowledging Te tau hou, the Māori New Year. Matariki
symbolises the start of new life, in business we embody this
custom in the sharing of...